Practical Workshop with Lunch
The workshops will delve into specific issues and examine theory, technical and best practice approaches that will help you advance and excel.
Duration of the workshops – 2 hours plus 1 hour lunch.
1. Eliminating Unconscious Bias
The best way to reduce unconscious biases is to become aware of them. During this workshop you will learn what unconscious biases mean and why they exist, conduct your own test to learn about your personal strengths and weaknesses and what biases are likely to affect you/ your company. You will uncover the main drivers behind unconscious bias, learn how to fix them, and how to modernise your approach to recruitment. You will also learn about yourself and to recognise what you are good at and how to apply your strength to your advantage.
Objectives of the workshop to : increase awareness, acceptance, attention and action.
Heidi Robertson, Group Head of Diversity & Inclusion and Employer Brand, ABB
2. Define Your Own Brand
The workshop will examine the methods of building or strengthening your personal brand, focus on the use of your body and presentation. You will learn how to position yourself and make an impact in the informal or formal business environment and address what the balance to maintain it 24/ 7.
Speaker to be announced
3. Embedding Resilience Into Your Life
Uncover how the ‘always on’ work environment is increasing the need to develop resilience in individuals; the benefits of developing resilience to both the individual and the organisation; skills and behaviours can be adopted to develop resilience and what factors in the workplace play a role in the decrease/increase of resilience. Learn how the above issues apply in relation to menopause in the workplace, the main symptoms experienced during menopause that can affect women in the workplace- why/how? Finally be equipped with best practices that can be put in place to support resilience for women in the workplace during their menopausal journey.
Dorcas Barry, Associate Trainer, Henpicked: Menopause in the Workplace
Margot Slattery, Global Head of Diversity and Inclusion, ISS World Services
4. Developing Next Generation Leaders
This workshop will address transformational change, the way the next generation see leadership styles and what it takes to build the next generation of leaders. Learn to speak up and take your initiative forward; understand how to lead the questions that need answers. Practical examples of management styles.
Alexandra Brand, Regional Director Crop Protection EAME, Syngenta
5. Building the Foundation for Your Successful Career
The workshop will address how to develop self-motivation and self-marketing. Strengthening networking skills and building ally-ship –effective ways to use social media to meet people and maintain connections. You will learn how to lead yourself and others and be a mindful coach to enable teams to perform best.
Simone Barg, Vice President, Global Communications Agricultural Solutions, BASF